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In Ruth Vanita's 'Memory of Light', a poignant romance between two courtesans unfolds in Nawabi-era Lucknow
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In Ruth Vanita's 'Memory of Light', a poignant romance between two courtesans unfolds in Nawabi-era Lucknow

Memory of Light emerges out of Ruth Vanita’s imagination of the pre-colonial world of courtesans and poets, and the ups and downs of the relationship between the two courtesans — Nafis bai and Chapla bai — unfolds against the backdrop of Nawabi-era of Lucknow.

Ayushmann Khurrana responds to Donald Trump's tweet on Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
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Ayushmann Khurrana responds to Donald Trump's tweet on Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan

Ayushmann Khurrana says he is surprised to see a reaction from the US President on his recent release Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan finds unlikely fan in Donald Trump, President calls film 'great' in a tweet
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Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan finds unlikely fan in Donald Trump, President calls film 'great' in a tweet

'Great!' Donald Trump wrote as he retweeted a post by British LGBT activist Peter Tatchell, who celebrated Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan with a 'Hurrah!'

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer crosses a new frontier for LGBT+ portrayals by Bollywood
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Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer crosses a new frontier for LGBT+ portrayals by Bollywood

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is funny, brave, smart and thoughtful, and director Hitesh Kewalya is a voice worth listening to

Ayushmann Khurrana on Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: 'This film is targeted for the average Indian homophobe'
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Ayushmann Khurrana on Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: 'This film is targeted for the average Indian homophobe'

Ayushmann Khurrana explains why Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan has been designed as a family entertainer, aimed at penetrating the lowest common denominator.

Mexico tries to kick homophobic chant out of football with FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification under threat
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Mexico tries to kick homophobic chant out of football with FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification under threat

Mexico is far from alone in struggling to deal with racist or homophobic insults shouted from the stands. But now, as a repeat offender, the country risks being banned from the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Former Wallabies star Israel Folau says he would 'absolutely' repeat anti-gay post that led to his sacking
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Former Wallabies star Israel Folau says he would 'absolutely' repeat anti-gay post that led to his sacking

The controversial Instagram post by Israel Folau led to Super Rugby's record try-scorer, a born-again Christian, having his Aus$1 million-a-year (US$690,000) contract torn up in May.

'Apple pushed me towards homosexuality': Russian man files lawsuit against tech giant, claims it caused him moral harm
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'Apple pushed me towards homosexuality': Russian man files lawsuit against tech giant, claims it caused him moral harm

'Apple pushed me towards homosexuality through manipulation. The changes have caused me moral and mental harm,' the complaint said.

Rugby Australia claims former star Israel Folau agreed homophobic post breached rules and offered to apologise
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Rugby Australia claims former star Israel Folau agreed homophobic post breached rules and offered to apologise

Super Rugby's record try-scorer Israel Folau, who was on a Aus$1 million-a-year (US$690,000), four-year deal, was fired in May for posting on Instagram that 'hell awaits' gay people and others he considers sinners.

Ligue 1: Marseille win 2-1 at Nice as homophobic chants cause 10-minute stoppage in first half
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Ligue 1: Marseille win 2-1 at Nice as homophobic chants cause 10-minute stoppage in first half

Players from both teams were escorted from the pitch in the 28th minute following repeated appeals to Nice fans to stop homophobic chants of "Marseille are a bunch of queers" and "Go f*** yourself, Ligue 1".

Karan Johar responds to troll joking about his sexuality: 'You absolutely original genius'
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Karan Johar responds to troll joking about his sexuality: 'You absolutely original genius'

Karan Johar in an interview said that initially the trolling used to make him angry, but now it amuses him.

Israel Folau cashes in as Christian group takes up fundraiser after GoFundMe campaign shut down
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Israel Folau cashes in as Christian group takes up fundraiser after GoFundMe campaign shut down

Australian Christian Lobby has taken over Israel Folau's fundraising attempt after his GoFundMe page was brought down. At the time of writing, over Aus$ 1 million had been raised against the target of Aus$ 3 million.

Australia rugby player Israel Folau defiant after 'anti-gay' crowdfunding campaign shut down
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Australia rugby player Israel Folau defiant after 'anti-gay' crowdfunding campaign shut down

Israel Folau, a devout Christian, was fired after a Rugby Australia tribunal found him guilty of 'high-level' misconduct for posting on social media that 'hell awaits' gay people and others he considers sinners

Brazil Supreme Court criminalises homophobia; votes 8 to 3 in favour of classifying it as crime similar to racism
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Brazil Supreme Court criminalises homophobia; votes 8 to 3 in favour of classifying it as crime similar to racism

Brazil's Supreme Court voted to criminalize homophobia, on Thursday, an important step for sexual minorities in one of the most dangerous countries for LGBTQ+ people in the world.

London bus attack: Police arrests fifth suspect for homophobic assault on lesbian couple
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London bus attack: Police arrests fifth suspect for homophobic assault on lesbian couple

Police in London have arrested a fifth suspect on suspicion of punching two women on a bus because they are lesbians.

Former France captain Patrice Evra denies homophobia claims after social media spat with Paris Saint-Germain
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Former France captain Patrice Evra denies homophobia claims after social media spat with Paris Saint-Germain

Evra said, "I am not homophobic. I love everybody. So if I offend someone or I hurt someone, I already apologised. You have to be free for whatever you want to do in life, I will never judge anyone. Only God can judge me."

What Bohemian Rhapsody didn't show: Laughable response to HIV pandemic sealed Freddie Mercury's fate
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What Bohemian Rhapsody didn't show: Laughable response to HIV pandemic sealed Freddie Mercury's fate

Freddie Mercury, along with all the other men and women who tested positive for HIV in the 1980s, was a victim not just of a pandemic but of the failures of his own governments and of the scorn of his fellow citizens.

Former Wales rugby captain and LGBT rights champion Gareth Thomas assaulted in Cardiff in homophobic assault
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Former Wales rugby captain and LGBT rights champion Gareth Thomas assaulted in Cardiff in homophobic assault

Gareth Thomas, who played 100 times for Wales and captained the British and Irish Lions in two of his three appearances for the side, came out as gay in 2009 while still actively playing

NBA: Denver Nuggets' centre Nikola Jokic fined $25,000 for using offensive language, says Kiki VanDeWeghe
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NBA: Denver Nuggets' centre Nikola Jokic fined $25,000 for using offensive language, says Kiki VanDeWeghe

Footage of Nikola Jokic's post-game remarks after the Nuggets beat Bulls showed him using the slang phrase "no homo" during remarks made to reporters.

Supreme Court's Section 377 verdict: Straight people of India, this gayzaadi is yours too
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Supreme Court's Section 377 verdict: Straight people of India, this gayzaadi is yours too

Dear straight people, your insensitivity in welcoming queers, and Section 377 being used as an “odious weapon” by the law to harass the LGBTQIA community could change right now.